Civil Society

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10 Dec 2013
This note is meant to serve as a guide on how to ensure balance representation of Civil Society organizations in FAO activities or processes. Balanced representativeness of Civil society has four main components that need to be ensured and look at, these are: constituencies, geography, gender andgroups. By ensuring that these four components are taking into account during relevant discussions, FAO will ensure that whether from meetings or processes,...
18 Jul 2013
Abstract: FAO has been working for many years with hundreds of civil society organizations (NGOs, community-based organizations, professional associations, networks, etc.) in technical work, emergency field operations, training and capacity building, and advocacy of best agricultural practices. Over the past years, civil society organizations (CSOs) have evolved in terms of coordination, structure, outreach, mobilization and advocacy capacity. In this period, FAO has also undergone changes in management, revised its Strategic Framework and given a new impetus to...
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